Death Notice
  • "Farewell Jack, from my first clumsy strumming to some..."
    - todd ellis
  • "Dear Liz and family My heartfelt sympathy in your sad..."
    - Dianne Fleming
  • "So sorry to hear of Jack's passing. My thoughts are with..."
    - Robyn Hodgson

John Russel (Jack):
9.11.1931 - 9.1.2018It is with great sadness that we say farewell to Jack. Adventurer, sailor, storyteller, musician, teacher, and friend. Cherished husband and loving companion of Liz (Betty, nee Adam), and father to David, Daniel, and Katherine; and stepfather to Dylan, Clare, and Chris; and Grandpa Jack to Tyler, Yuuki, Karl, and Samara.
'I pause, and I wait
and I listen,
For one more sound
For one more lovely thing
That the hills might say'
The Sound of Music
Messages to family, c/- 17 Lammas Street, Richmond, Nelson. Funeral details to be advised at a later date.

Published in Marlborough Express on Jan. 12, 2018